Eileen McGann Fine Art - Stained Glass Series Paintings

 

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Tree Portraits: "Stained Glass" Series

My "Stained Glass Series" of tree portraits came about as a response to a challenge I set myself.

I love the movement of the growth in trees: how the branches weave and twine and reach and dance. The best time to see this is in winter, when the branches are bare, but painted winter trees often look a bit sad and cold when stripped of their living, moving foliage. This series is my response to that challenge - to paint the bare trees in winter, but to reveal their joy, movement, sensuous form and dynamic interaction with the negative spaces of the sky behind.

These are portraits of actual living trees, most of them here on Vancouver Island. Watercolour, with its delicate and transparent vibrancy, seems to lend itself perfectly to this vision which highlights the interplay of light and life. (Maps to the location of the specific tree are affixed to the back of each painting.) Recently I have begun to paint a series of stained glass trees using acrylics on large canvases, with very happy results.

After having done a number of these, I was moved then to apply a similar technique with trees in leaf, this time moving the stained glass effect of dynamic and varied colour from the sky to the foliage, while still being true to the form of the actual trees.


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Paintings in this series have been selling as soon as they are finished (if not before) so if you would like to have one in your collection (or commission one) please drop me a note here to be informed when there are new, available additions to this series.
New works in this series now available for sale! :
 
Border jig

"Border Jig"

10 x 14

Acrylic
on canvas board

(Available with custom frame)

$500

Suncatcher stained glass 8x10

"Suncatcher "

8 x 10

Acrylic on canvas

$380

Devonian Tangle painting a/c
"Devonian Tangle "

24x30

Acrylic on Canvas

 

Private Collection
Edmonton, AB

Uplift watercolour
"Uplift"

22 x 30

Watercolour

 

SOLD

 

Arbutus Stained Glass

"Arbutus Stained Glass"

16 x20

Acrylic
on deep canvas

SOLD

Saanich Stained Glass

"Saanich Stained Glass"

24 x 36

Acrylic on canvas

$1500

SOLD

Stained Glass I
"Stained Glass I "

11x15

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
Calgary, AB

 

 

Painting
"Garry Oak Glow"

15x22

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
Courtney, BC

oak & ocean painting
"Oak & Ocean"

15x22

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
Calgary, AB

Beach Glass
"Beach Glass"

15x22

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
France

Warm Laughter

"Warm Laughter"

15x22

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
Metchosin, BC

Broadmead Oak

"Broadmead Oak"

15x22

Watercolour

SOLD

 

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"Yellowpoint Morning"

11x15


Watercolour

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Private Collection, Calgary,  AB

"Joyful"

15x22

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
Alberta

sarah's tree

16x20

Acrylic

(Private Collection)

(in handmade Zebrawood frame)

Painting

"Moontree"

11x15


Watercolour

 

Private Collection

 

Dawn Dance

"Dawn Dance"

15x22

Watercolour

Private Collection
Eskdalemuir, Scotland

Dancing in the Light
"Dancing In The Light "

11x15

Watercolour

 

Private Collection
Victoria, BC

Hill Pines

"Hill Pines "

15x11

Watercolour

Private Collection
Eskdalemuir, Scotland

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